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Service begins as soon as your payment is processed. You’ll be charged the annual rate stated at the time of purchase as one lump sum, plus applicable taxes. Your contract will renew automatically, on your annual renewal date, until you cancel. Renewal rates are subject to change, but you will be notified of any change in your rate with the option to cancel in accordance with these terms. If you cancel within 7 days of your initial order, you’ll be fully refunded. Should you cancel after 7 days, your payment is non-refundable and your service will continue until the end of your contracted term. Cancellations can be made any time by visiting your Manage Account page* or by contacting Customer Support in your region.
These terms govern your use of our website or services (collectively, “Services”) and software that we provide as part of the Services, including any applications, Content Files (defined below), scripts, instruction sets, and any related documentation (collectively “Software”). By using the Services or Software, you agree to these terms. If you have entered into another agreement with us concerning specific Services or Software, then the terms of that agreement controls where it conflicts with these terms. As discussed more in Section 3 below, you retain all rights and ownership you have in your content that you make available through the Services.
1. How this Agreement Works.
1.1 Choice of Law. You are entering into this contract in its capacity as an end user for Freelance Work. You may have additional rights under the law. We do not seek to limit those rights where it is prohibited by law.
1.2 Eligibility. You may only use the Services if you are over 13 years old.
1.4 Desktop Application Usage Data. You have the option to share information with Freelance Work about how you use our desktop applications.
1.5 Availability. Pages describing the Services are accessible worldwide but this does not mean all Services or service features are available in your country, or that user-generated content available via the Services is legal in your country. We may block access to certain Services (or certain service features or content) in certain countries. It is your responsibility to make sure your use of the Services is legal where you use them. Services are not available in all languages.
1.6 Additional Terms. Some Services or Software are also subject to the additional terms below (the “Additional Terms”). Any content that we provide to you (such as Software, SDK, samples, etc.) are licensed, not sold, to you, and may be subject to Additional Terms. New Additional Terms may be added from time to time.
1.7 Order of Precedence. If there is any conflict between the terms in this Agreement and the Additional Terms, then the Additional Terms govern in relation to that Service or Software.
1.8 Modification. We may modify, update, or discontinue the Services, Software (including any of their portions or features) at any time without liability to you or anyone else. However, we will make reasonable effort to notify you before we make the change. We will also allow you a reasonable time to download your content.
2. Use of Service.
2.1 License. Subject to your compliance with these terms and the law, you may access and use the Services.
2.2 Freelance Work. We (and our licensors) remain the sole owner of all right, title, and interest in the Services and Software. We reserve all rights not granted under these terms.
2.3 Storage. When the Services provide storage, we recommend that you continue to backup your content regularly. We may create reasonable technical limits on your content, such as limits on file size, storage space, processing capacity, and other technical limits. We may suspend the Services until you are within the storage space limit associated with your account.
2.4 User-Generated Content. We may host user-generated content from our users. If you access our Services, you may come across content that you find offensive or upsetting. Your sole remedy is to simply stop viewing the content. If available, you may also click on the “Report” button to report the content to us.
2.5 Content Files. “Content Files” means Freelance Work sample files such as stock images or sounds. Unless the documentation or specific license associated with the Content Files state otherwise, you may use, display, modify, reproduce, and distribute any of the Content Files. However, you may not distribute the Content Files on a stand-alone basis (i.e., in circumstances in which the Content Files constitute the primary value of the product being distributed), and you must not claim any trademark rights in the Content Files or derivative works of the Content Files.
3. Your Content.
3.1 Ownership. You retain all rights and ownership of your content. We do not claim any ownership rights to your content.
3.2 Licenses to Your Content in Order to Operate the Services. We require certain licenses from you to your content to operate and enable the Services. When you upload content to the Services, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, sub-licensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, publicly display, distribute, modify (so as to better showcase your content, for example), publicly perform, and translate the content as needed in response to user driven actions (such as when you choose to store privately or share your content with others). This license is only for the purpose of operating or improving the Services.
3.3 Our Access. We will only access, view, or listen to your content in limited ways. For example, in order to perform the Services, we may need to access, view, or listen to your content to (a) respond to support requests; (b) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, unlawful, or technical issues; and (c) enforce these terms. Our automated systems may analyze your content using techniques such as machine learning. This analysis might occur as the content is sent, received, or when it is stored. From this analysis, we are able to improve the Services. To learn more about the machine learning we do.
3.4 Sharing Your Content.
(a) Sharing. Some Services may provide features that allow you to Share your content with other users or to make it public. “Share” means to email, post, transmit, upload, or otherwise make available (whether to us or other users) through your use of the Services. Other users may use, copy, modify, or re-share your content in many ways. Please consider carefully what you choose to Share or make public as you are entirely responsible for the content that you Share.
(b) Level of Access. We do not monitor or control what others do with your content. You are responsible for determining the limitations that are placed on your content and for applying the appropriate level of access to your content. If you do not choose the access level to apply to your content, the system may default to its most permissive setting. It’s your responsibility to let other users know how your content may be shared and adjust the setting related to accessing or sharing of your content.
(c) Comments. The Services may allow you to comment on content. Comments are not anonymous, and may be viewed by other users. Your comments may be deleted by you, other users, or us.
3.5 Termination of License. You may revoke this license to your content and terminate our rights at any time by removing your content from the Service. However, some copies of your content may be retained as part of our routine backups.
3.6 Feedback. You have no obligation to provide us with ideas, suggestions, or proposals (“Feedback”). However, if you submit Feedback to us, then you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license that is sub-licensable and transferrable, to make, use, sell, have made, offer to sell, import, reproduce, publicly display, distribute, modify, and publicly perform the Feedback.
3.7 Selling Your Content. We may allow you to license your content to other users through our Services. If available, you may choose to license your content through us under a separate agreement or directly to other users under an agreement between you and the buyer.
4. Account Information.
You are responsible for all activity that occurs via your account. Please notify Customer Support immediately if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your account. You may not (a) Share your account information (except with an authorized account administrator) or (b) use another person’s account. Your account administrator may use your account information to manage your use and access to the Services.
5. User Conduct.
5.1 Responsible Use. The communities often consist of users who expect a certain degree of courtesy and professionalism. You must use the Services responsibly.
5.2 Misuse. You must not misuse the Services, Software, or content that we provide to you as part of the Services. For example, you must not:
(a) copy, modify, host, stream, sublicense, or resell the Services, Software, or content;
(b) enable or allow others to use the Service, Software, or content using your account information;
(c) use the content or Software included in the Services to construct any kind of database;
(d) access or attempt to access the Services by any means other than the interface we provided or authorized;
(e) circumvent any access or use restrictions put into place to prevent certain uses of the Services;
(f) share content or engage in behavior that violates anyone’s Intellectual Property Right (“Intellectual Property Rights” means copyright, moral rights, trademark, trade dress, patent, trade secret, unfair competition, right of privacy, right of publicity, and any other proprietary rights.);
(g) upload or share any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, tortuous, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, lewd, profane, invasive of another’s privacy, or hateful;
(h) impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
(i) attempt to disable, impair, or destroy the Services, software, or hardware;
(j) disrupt, interfere with, or inhibit any other user from using the Services (such as stalking, intimidating, or harassing others, inciting others to commit violence, or harming minors in any way),
(k) engage in chain letters, junk mails, pyramid schemes, spamming, or other unsolicited messages;
(l) place advertisement of any products or services in the Services except with our prior written approval;
(m) use any data mining or similar data gathering and extraction methods in connection with the Services; or
(n) violate applicable law.
6. Fees and Payment.
6.1 Taxes and Third-Party Fees. You must pay any applicable taxes, and any applicable third-party fee (including, for example telephone toll charges, mobile carrier fees, ISP charges, data plan charges, credit card fees, foreign exchange fees, foreign transaction fees). We are not responsible for these fees. Contact your financial institution with questions about fees. We may take steps to collect the fees you owe us. You are responsible for all related collection costs and expenses.
6.2 Credit Card Information. If you do not notify us of updates to your payment method, to avoid interruption of your service, we may participate in programs supported by your card provider to try to update your payment information, and you authorize us to continue billing your account with the updated information that we obtain.
7. Your Warranty and Indemnification Obligations.
7.1 Warranty. By uploading your content to the Services, you agree that you have: (a) all necessary licenses and permissions, to use and Share your content and (b) the rights necessary to grant the licenses in these terms.
7.2 Indemnification. You will indemnify us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, partners, and licensors from any claim, demand, loss, or damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or related to your content, your use of the Services or Software, or your violation of these terms.
8. Disclaimers of Warranties.
8.1 Unless stated in the Additional Terms, the Services and Software are provided “AS-IS.” To the maximum extent permitted by law, we disclaim all warranties express or implied, including the implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose. We make no commitments about the content within the Services. We further disclaim any warranty that (a) the Services or Software will meet your requirements or will be constantly available, uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free; (b) the results that may be obtained from the use of the Services or Software will be effective, accurate, or reliable; (c) the quality of the Services or Software will meet your expectations; or that (d) any errors or defects in the Services or Software will be corrected.
8.2 We specifically disclaim any liability for any actions resulting from your use of any Services or Software. You may use and access the Services or Software at your own discretion and risk, and you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the use and access of any Service or Software.
9. Limitation of Liability.
9.1 Unless stated in the Additional Terms, we are not liable to you or anyone else for: (a) any loss of use, data, goodwill, or profits, whether or not foreseeable; and (b) any special, incidental, indirect, consequential, or punitive damages whatsoever (even if we have been advised of the possibility of these damages), including those (x) resulting from loss of use, data, or profits, whether or not foreseeable, (y) based on any theory of liability, including breach of contract or warranty, negligence or other tortious action, or (z) arising from any other claim arising out of or in connection with your use of or access to the Services or Software. Nothing in these terms limits or excludes our liability for gross negligence, for our (or our employees’) intentional misconduct, or for death or personal injury.
9.2 Our total liability in any matter arising out of or related to these terms is limited to your annual subscription fee. This limitation will apply even if we have been advised of the possibility of the liability exceeding the amount and notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy.
9.3 The limitations and exclusions in this Section 9 apply to the maximum extent permitted by law.
10.1 Termination by You. You may stop using the Services and Software at any time. Termination of your account does not relieve you of any obligation to pay any outstanding fees, nor does it oblige us to refund annual membership fees for Services rendered.
10.2 Termination by Us. If we terminate these terms for reasons other than for cause, then we will make reasonable effort to notify you prior to termination via the email address you provide to us with instructions on how to retrieve your content. Unless stated in Additional Terms, we may, at any time, terminate your right to use and access the Services or Software if:
(a) you breach any provision of these terms (or act in a manner that clearly shows you do not intend to, or are unable to, comply with these terms);
(b) you fail to make the timely payment of fees for the Software or the Services, if any;
(c) we are required to do so by law (for example, where the provision of the Services or Software to you is, or becomes, unlawful);
(d) we elect to discontinue the Services or Software, in whole or in part, (such as if it becomes impractical for us to continue offering Services in your region due to change of law); or
(e) there has been an extended period of inactivity in your free account.
10.3 Termination by Group Administrator. Group administrators for a Service may terminate a user’s access to a Service at any time. If your group administrator terminates your access, then you may no longer be able to access content that you or other users of the group have shared on a shared workspace within that Service.
10.4 Survival. Upon expiration or termination of these terms, any perpetual licenses you have granted, your indemnification obligations, our warranty disclaimers or limitations of liabilities, and dispute resolution provisions stated in these terms will survive. Upon the expiration or termination of the Services, some or all of the Software may cease to operate without prior notice.
11.1 Screening. We do not review all content uploaded to the Services, but we may use available technologies or processes to screen for certain types of illegal content (for example, child pornography) or other abusive content or behavior (for example, patterns of activity that indicate spam or phishing, or keywords that indicate adult content has been posted outside of the adult wall).
11.2 Disclosure. We may access or disclose information about you, or your use of the Services, (a) when it is required by law (such as when we receive a valid subpoena or search warrant); (b) to respond to your requests for customer service support; or (c) when we, in our discretion, think it is necessary to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of us, our users, or the public.
12. Export Control Laws.
The Software, Services, content, and your use of the Software, Services, and content, are subject to R.S.A and international laws, restrictions, and regulations that may govern the import, export, and use of the Software, Services, and content. You agree to comply with all the laws, restrictions, and regulations.
13. Dispute Resolution.
13.1 Process. For any concern or dispute you may have, you agree to first try to resolve the dispute informally by contacting us. If a dispute is not resolved within 30 days of submission, you or Freelance Work must resolve any claims relating to these terms, the Services, or the Software through final and binding arbitration, except that you may assert claims in small claims court if your claims qualify.
13.2 Rules. There will be one arbitrator that you and Freelance Work both select. The arbitration will be conducted in the English language, but any witness whose native language is not English may give testimony in the witness’ native language, with simultaneous translation into English (at the expense of the party presenting the witness). Judgment upon the award rendered may be entered and will be enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction having jurisdiction over the parties.
13.3 No Class Actions. You may only resolve disputes with us on an individual basis, and may not bring a claim as a plaintiff or a class member in a class, consolidated, or representative action.
13.4 Injunctive Relief. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event of your or others’ unauthorized access to or use of the Services or content in violation of these terms you agree that we are entitled to apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.
14. Compliance with Membership Details.
If you are a business, company, or organization, then we may, no more than once every 12 months, upon seven 7 days’ prior notice to you, request that your information be updated.
We may modify these terms or any additional terms that apply to a Service or Software to, for example, reflect changes to the law or changes to our Services or Software. You should look at the terms regularly. We will post notice of modifications to these terms on this page. We will post notice of modified additional terms in the applicable Service or Software. By continuing to use or access the Services or Software after the revisions come into effect, you agree to be bound by the revised terms.
16.1 English Version. The English version of these terms will be the version used when interpreting or construing these terms.
16.2 Notice to Freelance Work. You may send the notices to us at the following address: Freelance Work Systems, 345 Park Avenue, San Jose, California 95110-2704, Attention: General Counsel.
16.3 Notice to You. We may notify you by email, postal mail, postings within the Services, or other legally acceptable means.
16.4 Entire Agreement. These terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding your use of the Services and Software and supersede any prior agreements between you and us relating to the Services.
16.5 Non-Assignment. You may not assign or otherwise transfer these terms or your rights and obligations under these terms, in whole or in part, without our written consent and any such attempt will be void. We may transfer our rights under these terms to a third party.
16.6 Severability. If a particular term is not enforceable, the unenforceability of that term will not affect any other terms.
16.7 No Waiver. Our failure to enforce or exercise any of these terms is not a waiver of that section.
We respect the Intellectual Property Rights of others and we expect our users to do the same. We will respond to clear notices of copyright infringement consistent with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”).
What information does Freelance Work collect about me?
Freelance Work member ID, registration, and customer support
When you register to use an Freelance Work app or website, create an Freelance Work ID, or contact us for support or other offerings, Freelance Work collects information that identifies you. This includes information such as your name, company name, email address, or payment information. We may also sometimes collect other information that does not identify you. Some of this information is required and other information is optional.
To help keep our databases current and to provide you the most relevant content and experiences, we may combine information provided by you with information from other sources, in accordance with applicable law. For example, from these sources, we may learn about the size, industry, and other information about the company you work for.
Freelance Work apps and websites
We collect information about how you use our Services, apps and websites. We may collect information sent by your browser or device to our servers whenever you visit an Freelance Work website or use an Freelance Work app. For example, your browser or device may tell us your IP address (which may tell us generally where you are located) and the type of browser and device you used. When you visit an Freelance Work website, your browser may also tell us information such as the page that led you to our website and, if applicable, the search terms you typed into a search engine that led you to our website. Freelance Work may collect information about how you use our websites and apps by using cookies and similar technologies, and our servers may collect similar information when you are logged in to the app or website. Depending on the app or website, this information may be anonymous or it may be associated with you
Freelance Work app activation and automatic updates
We may keep track of information such as whether the update was successful or not. We may use the information collected through activation or updates.
Freelance Work emails
Emails we send you may include a technology (called a web beacon) that tells Freelance Work whether you have received or opened the email, or clicked a link in the email.
Freelance Work advertises online in a variety of ways, including displaying Freelance Work ads to you on other companies’ websites and apps. We collect information such as which ads are displayed, which ads are clicked on, and on where the ad was displayed.
Buttons, tools, and content from other companies
Freelance Work social networking pages and social sign-on services
Freelance Work has its own pages on many social networking sites (for example, the Freelance Work Facebook page). We may collect information when you interact with our social networking pages or use these sign-on features.
How does Freelance Work use the information it collects about me?
Freelance Work uses the information we collect about you in a number of ways, such as:
- Providing you with the Freelance Work apps and websites for which you have registered, as well as any services, support, or information you have requested
- Better understanding how our websites and apps are being used so we can improve them and engage and retain users
- Using automated systems to analyze your content using techniques such as machine learning in order to improve our services. This analysis may occur as the content is sent, received, or when it is stored.
- Diagnosing problems in our apps and websites
- Tailoring a website, app, or Freelance Work ad to your likely interests
- Sending you business messages such as those related to payments or expiration of your subscription
- Sending you information about Freelance Work, special offers, and similar information
- Conducting market research about our customers, their interests, and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns
- Reducing fraud, piracy, and protecting you as well as Freelance Work
- As further described for a specific app or website
- Freelance Work also uses your information for our participation, which allows us to better understand how you use Freelance Work apps and websites across your various devices, and to deliver ads tailored to your likely interests.
Learn about your privacy choices regarding how we use your information.
What are cookies and how does freelancew.com use them?
Does Freelance Work share my personal information?
Freelance Work works with companies that help us run our business. These companies provide services such as delivering customer support, processing credit card payments, and sending emails on our behalf. In some cases, these companies have access to some of your personal information in order to provide services to you on our behalf. They are not permitted to use your information for their own purposes.
Freelance Work may also share your personal information:
- When you agreed to the sharing
- With our resellers and other sales partners if you are a business customer and agreed to receive Freelance Work marketing communications. Note that we do not share personal information about consumers with third parties for their own marketing purposes unless the consumer agreed to that sharing.
- When we are required to provide information in response to a subpoena, court order, or other applicable law or legal process
- When we have a good faith belief that the disclosure is necessary to prevent or respond to fraud, defend our apps or websites against attacks, or protect the property and safety of Freelance Work, our customers and users, or the public
- If we merge with or are acquired by another company, sell an Freelance Work website, app, or business unit, or if all or a substantial portion of our assets are acquired by another company. In those cases your information will likely be one of the assets that is transferred
We may share or publish aggregate information that doesn’t specifically identify you, such as statistical information about visitors to our websites or statistical information about how customers use our Services and Software.
Is my personal information displayed anywhere on Freelance Work’s websites or applications?
There are places within Freelance Work’s websites and apps that allow you to post comments, upload pictures, or submit content for others to see. Sometimes you can limit who can see what you share, but mostly, what you share can be seen by the general public or other users of the app or website. Please be careful when you share your personal information. Do not share anything you wouldn’t want publicly known unless you are sure you are posting it within an application or website that allows you to control who sees what you post. Please note that when you post messages on certain user forums on our websites and application, your email address or name may be included and displayed with your message.
Is my personal information secure?
We understand that the security of your personal information is important. We provide reasonable administrative, technical, and physical security controls to protect your personal information. However, despite our efforts, no security controls are 100% effective and Freelance Work cannot ensure or warrant the security of your personal information.
Where does Freelance Work store my personal information?
Your personal information and files are stored on servers and the servers of companies we hire to provide services to us. Your personal information may be transferred across national borders because we have servers located worldwide and the companies we hire to help us run our business are located in different countries around the world.
Does Freelance Work transfer my personal information across national borders?
We may transfer your personal information across national borders to other countries in compliance with applicable laws.
How can I review or update my personal information or close my Freelance Work account?
Under the law of some countries, you may have the right to access the information Freelance Work holds about you, correct mistakes in that information, and to delete personal information that we no longer have business reasons for retaining. Many of our websites and applications allow you to edit your personal information by accessing the “my account,” “my profile,” or a similar feature of the application or website you are using. Likewise, you can delete files or photos you have stored in our websites and apps by logging in and using the deletion functions they make available.
To request that we remove your email address from our marketing database, deactivate your Freelance Work account, or provide you a copy of your personal information, please email your request to email@example.com Please note that we need to retain certain information about you for legal and internal business reasons, such as fraud prevention. We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide you with the websites and applications you are eligible to use with your Freelance Work ID and as needed to comply with our legal obligations and enforce our agreements.
Will Freelance Work market to me?
Freelance Work and companies we hire to help us market our websites and applications on our behalf may use your information to provide you with information and offers related to Freelance Work.
What information is collected by companies using Freelance Work?
Freelance Work solutions help our business customers personalize and improve the performance of their websites, applications, and marketing messages. For example, these customers may use Freelance Work to collect and analyze information about how you use their websites. The data collected is stored on our computers for use by these business customers.
Who can I contact with questions or concerns?
If you have a privacy question or concern, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org